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Performing basic life support

VOL: 99, ISSUE: 40, PAGE NO: 20Russell D. Metcalfe-Smith, SRPara, is community resuscitation officer, London Ambulance Service NHS TrustResuscitation is a technique used by professional health care staff, as well as members of the public. It is essential for all health care professionals to be able to perform basic life support, and training for staff who are commonly involved with resuscitation attempts must take place on a regular basis.

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